22.02.2006

Pragmatics

6. Pragmatics
   6.1. Speech acts
   6.2. Politeness and facework
   6.3. Contrastive and interlanguage pragmatics
   6.4. Pragmatics and discourse
   6.5. Intercultural communication


NEVALAINEN, LEENA
'At your convenience': Politeness strategies in quotation letters written by non-native and native speakers of English.
2002

6.1. Speech acts

BLEK, MARJA LEENA
Speech acts and power relationships in Hemingway's novel A Farewell to Arms.
1977

HARTIKAINEN, JARI
A study of the linguistic description of indirect speech acts.
1979

OJAMO, TIINA
Whimperatives and queclaratives as indirect speech acts.
1983

TAIPALE, JUKKA
Illocutionary speech acts and their intonation: a study of the comprehension of the intonation of English by native speakers of English and Finnish students of English.
1981

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6.2. Politeness and facework

KIVIMÄKI, HANNA-MARI
Face-maintenance through communicative strategies: a comparison between women and men.
1997

KUHALAMPI (Peltokangas), LEENA
Face-work in intimate public conversation: men and women's talk in Ricki Lake show.
2000

LONGHURST, KATJA
Face and politeness in the dialogues of mother and daughter of the comedy series Absolutely Fabulous.
1999

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6.3. Contrastive and interlanguage pragmatics

HEIKKINEN, TARJA
A contrastive study of complimenting behavior of Finnish and American high school students.
1991

KÄRNÄ, MARJA-LIISA & SIRPA SAARIKKO
The adventures of Chance, the gardener: how to be communicatively incompetent and still succeed.
1990

LEVANIEMI, TIINA
Realization of the speech act of apologizing: a comparison of native speakers of English, Russian and Finnish and of Russian and Finnish learners of English.
1991

MAKKONEN, ASTA
Aspects of speech act theory: directives as illocutionary acts in English and French.
1985

PAARLAHTI, SANNA
Politeness strategies in business letters written by non-native and native speakers of English.
1998

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6.4. Pragmatics and discourse

HAIKONEN, MIRJA
The deictic use of personal pronouns with special reference to Alan Ayckbourn's How the other half loves.
2004

KUJALA, TARJA
Hedging strategies of Finnish students of English: a reflection of pragmatic proficiency.
1989

LATVALA, SOILE
The nature of hedging in the leading articles of the European Times.
1994
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LEHTONEN, RITVA
Cooperation and confrontation in conversational interaction with special reference to Sam Shepard's True West.
1990

NEVALAINEN, PETRI
"Your Marx, please": a comparison of the Marx Brothers' dialogue and H.P. Grice's conversational maxims.
1989

NEVALAINEN, PÄIVI
Influence of status and role on verbal interaction in Tennessee Williams' play The Glass Menagerie.
1986

SAARIKOSKI, HARRI
Language of discrimination and non-cooperative behaviour.
1997

TOSSAVAINEN, HENNA
Presuppositions in reading literary writing.
1997

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6.5. Intercultural communication

KONIVUORI, SINI
The adjustment of Finnish expatriates in Britain with special reference to communicative competence.
2002

RIIKONEN, ULLA
The cultural adaptation of Finnish au pairs in England.
2002

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